“It’s not just Carlyle’s problem,” finance professor Timothy Loughran tells the Washington Post. “A number of private-equity firms are having difficulties."
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According to Ann Tenbrunsel, professor of business administration at Notre Dame and research director of the Institute for Ethical Business Worldwide, “Our research shows that if you frame your decision to include values, you’re much more likely to act in accordance with them.”
Management professor Craig Crossland hypothesizes that the presence of women on boards increases the diversity of viewpoints and results in more complete discussions about the merits of deals.
Management professor Craig Crossland's research about women on corporate boards may mean they are "knocking some business sense into male colleagues," says WaPo's Wonkblog.
Boards with higher female representation are more likely to identify challenges related to a merger or acquisition, according to research by management assistant professor Craig Crossland.
Finance Prof. Martijn Cremers studies the performance of fund managers and their ability to "beat" the index over time. In this Financial Times article, he explains the findings of his recent research.
Novices play better golf when they have expensive brand name equipment, according to research by marketing professor Frank Germann.
Finance professor Martijn Cremers defines funds with at least 40% of the portfolio overlapping the benchmark as low on the active-management side.
With a glance back over the 20th century, it’s readily apparent that several policy decisions had extraordinary global impacts.
There were negative ones (the Poland Blitzkreig and the start of World War II by Germany) and positive ones (the post-WWII creation of a new international economic order resulting in cuts in tariffs globally). The human costs of WWII are well known: 15 million…
Assistant management professor Craig Crossland studied the NFL to determine if the so-called “acolyte effect” that makes protégés of successful head coaches successful in turn is real.
A recent study, coauthored by management professor Craig Crossland, shows an increasing stock market response when a CEO dies unexpectedly.
“If policymakers are serious about stopping inversion, the preferable long-term solution would be to end U.S. taxation of foreign earnings or lower the U.S. corporate income tax rate,” says, Jim Seida, accounting associate professor.
NPR Marketplace highlights research by finance Associate Professor Pengjie Gao.
Historically black colleges must pay more to issue bonds than institutions of comparable financial strength, according to study coauthored by finance professor Pengjie Gao.
A young investment manager is on a quest to read the annual letters of 3,000 companies — a rare feat for most investors, according to Mendoza finance professor Timothy Loughran.
MarketWatch cites research by management professor Craig Crossland in article about investors' faith in a single "great leader."
Their unexpected deaths reveal that CEOs have become more influential in recent decades, according to research by management professor Craig Crossland.
The Atlantic highlights research by Mendoza's Frank Germann on corporate social responsibility in 4,500 American firms.
Employees are especially happy when they volunteer with charities their companies support, according to research led by assistant management professor Emily Block.
The University of Notre Dame celebrates women whose scholarship and leadership are leaving an indelible imprint on the global community.
Yes, working for a Bill Belichick or Don Shula can open doors. But it can also hurt you, according to research by Craig Crossland, assistant management professor.
Interestingly, firms often engage in social responsibility and social irresponsibility at the same time, according to research by marketing professor Frank Germann.
Health information exchanges (HIEs) provide information technology solutions that allow patients’ electronic medical records to be shared among otherwise disconnected healthcare organizations. HIE efforts seek to improve efficiency and quality of care, but have raised substantial concerns associated with the privacy of patients’ data.…
Start by examining how much control you actually have in your position, says Charlice Hurst, assistant management professor at Mendoza.
You'll feel better about yourself, and your talents, when you slap on some brand names, according to marketing professor Frank Germann.
New York Times article centers around research by accountancy professor James Seida.
Yes, drafting a celeb to endorse a product can pay off, says Mendoza marketing professor Frank Germann.
The cost of reaching 1,000 people is about $50, explains Frank Germann, assistant professor of marketing.
Management professor James O'Rourke IV weighs in on MetLife's decision on whether to keep Snoopy and the Peanuts as the company plans to sell, spin off or divest to investors in a public offering.
Plunging oil prices mean layoffs, restructurings and consolidation, Mendoza College global energy expert Gianna Bern tells the Associated Press.